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today california leaders say the solution can be found in what happened on election day. >> on this veterans day, congresswoman nancy pelosi saluted the service of our veterans but spoke extensively about the fiscal cliff. >> we have a deficit we have to deal with. we he to do it with growth, contraction of jobs and cuts and revenue. >> when she returns to washington, she'll be facing a house of representatives still led by republicans who continue to dig their heals in against raising taxes on the wealthy. >> the american people have spoken. the president made tax fairness a center pee -- center northeastpiece of his campaign. >> a sentiment he can bowed by the governor. >> our correct as nation that can govern itself is on the chopping block, and, yes, cuts going forward of certain commitments, that has to be addressed and so also revenue, and revenue means taxes. >> brown championed proposition 30. it passed last week and will raise $6 million a year by slightly hiking sales taxes and raising income taxes on high-wage earners. >> i can tell you in california, you can
. >>> democrats have a super majority in california. >>> the bay area honors veterans with parades and a new memorial and two world war ii veterans share their stories with us. >>> good evening. a massive explosion that could be felt for miles. the resulting fire destroyed homes in a two block hadeious. nobody seems to know what caused the blast in an indianapolis neighborhood. it could take weeks to figure it out. >> reporter: an explosion leveled homes in the middle of a neighborhood, killing at least two people and injuring several others. the force of the blast knocked garage doors off of their tracks, shattered windows and took siding from houses. >> there are homes that will have to be torp down. there are homes that can beip -- torn down there are homes that be can inhabited in the next day or so but we are examining them. >> reporter: the damage is massive. >> this house is one of the homes that caught fire. people say they felt the blast as far as three miles away. >> reporter: the explosion happened at 11:00. >> watching tv and a loud explosion, things falling off of the walls.
it there are big hurdles to overcome. >> thank you. >>> it is making headlines around the country. california democrats now have a super majority in the state legislature. cbs 5 reports on how that has some worried. >> there is a buzz right now that not unlike 6th graders home alone on a friday night we are going to raise every tax and burn down the house. >> reporter: the state senator was saying that is not the case. but democrats can pass bills and a mend the constitution without a single republican vote. >> now we have addition and subtraction on the table and less dysfunction. >> it is tough to maintain it when there are differences between the democrats some, from the central valley and some from the coast. >> you have to really be clevor and fairly gold blooded. >> reporter: former house speaker, williey brown has advice. find your own minimajorrity. >> dope stay within the party -- majority. don't stay within the public. go find the five republicans that were mistreated when they were in charge and now they can gain favor. the chairman says conserve conservative leaders will be spec
california, arizona and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation'sed with section and in the northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, being intriguing new research as scientists try to unlock the mystery of autism. >>> and help wanted. why airlines could be scrambling to get pilots in the cockpit. >>> and twinkies on the brink. a nationwide strike could spell the end for the sugary classic snack cake. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and
frustration amplified after learning the california highway patrol conducted no investigation after the bus drivers exposed critical problems. >> do you feel the california highway patrol let you, the drivers and the students down? oh, yeah, definitely. they sure did. when you transport special needs children. you let us down big time. >> reporter: the decision to fire you, what does it say about durham in. >> they don't care. they just wanted me out. because i supposedly lied. i didn't lie. you have the proof right there, tony. i want my job back. i want to go back and see my children that i transport every day and that they miss me. they call me miss lorraine. some of them call me mama. mama lorraine.wn >> in the letter to ramirez she said she was fired for violating company policy. ramirez was told if she talks to nbc bay area again she would be fired. for the record she did not talk again until after she was fired. if you have a tip for an investigative unit call 888-996-tips or send an e-mail to the unit at nbc bay area.com. >>> the recent rain and cooler temperatures mean an end to t
away as california and canada. >> it's probably more damage than i've ever seen. >> reporter: joe mauer, a supervisor with southern california edison was part of a wave of utility workers flown in by the military to restore power. in many areas, crews have to go house to house, inspecting fuse boxes and circuit breakers. any damaged ones have to be replaced or risk an explosion. >> mother nature's a lot stronger than anything we can build. the good thing is we can put it back up. >> reporter: what's the hardest thing to look at? >> the whole thing. the whole thing. all of it. >> reporter: smith is one of 150,000 homeowners who have filed a sandy-related insurance claim. she had no flood insurance so her carrier is giving her only $5,000. >> i want my home fixed. i want to be able to live here. i lived here all my life. i don't want to move out. i don't want go someplace strange and start all over. >> reporter: local leaders hope 50 licensed inspectors will go through these neighborhoods tomorrow replacing corroded fuse boxes. fema would pick up the tab. but, scott, no one knows when lig
and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona, and new mexico. shu showers and thunderstorms, cleveland to detroit. nashville, new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation's midsection. and the northwest. >>> here is a cool story from port saint lucie, florida, a special honor for a special kid. >> that kid is suffering from cerebral palsy and confiened toa wheelchair. >> one of the friend. a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair, with a little help and walked publicly for the first time ever. >> fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> next our tribute to the nation's veterans. an interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >> then halle berry, who is telling her no when it comes to her plans for her daughter. that's in the "the skinny." that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by fa
california, the southern portion of the system dragging showers onshore. i-5 should dry out heading north towards the border with oregon. higher pressure protects the four corners region. that usually means dry cool conditions in the southwest. look at vegas, high only 58. sunny and nice. not bad l.a., san diego and phoenix. just in the northwest the storm system moving through and out during the day today. press cot, arizona, a cool 56, but at least you're sunny and dry. >>> it is cold in alaska. i'll show you how cold coming up a little later. it's winter. >> i said sunshine, bill. >> it may be sunny, but it's freezing. >>> a british woman is divorcing her husband for refusing to recreate scenes from "fifty shades of gray." prescription drugs doing more damage than heroin and cocaine combined. >>> jesse jackson junior may be negotiating a plea deal that could end his career in congress and might even include jail time. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. here are some of the top stories we're watching this morning. president obama marked veterans day with a traditional wrea
, i know congressman duncan hunter calling from california, he and i are writing a letter. we encouraged our colleagues to sign that letter to the administration, requiring them to comply with the intent of the law. it is unfortunate we have to do that. hopefully we will see some changes in that regard. thank you. >> thank you very much. in march, we are going to hold a jobs fair for veterans. it is interesting. there is an incredible amount of folks that come up. was meeting with franchiser this morning. they have a new initiative to help veterans get inside that business. we are excited by what that means. he mentioned 244,000 claims. do you keep track of the acceptance rate? do you submit them? how often do they make it through the system successfully? >> thank you. it takes so long for them to travel through the system. it is impossible for us to keep an accurate accounting of how many did not. i will tell you that at the board of veterans' appeals, we keep track of the claims that are returned. it breaks down how many claims every year. they did not break them down by the
from southern california to new mexico, showers and thunderstorms around cincinnati, detroit, nashville, mobile, and new orleans. >> 60s along the east coast. 40s from detroit to kansas city. just 20s from the twin cities to fargo. mostly 40s in the northwest. >>> well, they tried to spread their wings in san francisco over the weekend, but they didn't get very far. >> it was a chance for the brave and brainy to design, build, pilot their own home made flying machines. the competition featured crazy contraptions that had to be entirely human powered. less than 30 feet wide. no more than 450 pound. >> i don't get this. the fliers were judged on creativity. showmanship and distance. which didn't appear to be that far. the winner did manage though to soar 54 feet. that's not bad. >> not bad. >> hey, we all got to have a hobby right. >> you know, design. kind of cool. >> all right. put you to work next year. that's what i thought. >> coming up, a unique way to honor the nation's veterans. one mile and one step at a time. >> great story. our nfl highlight. a unique game between the rams and
. we will talk about him later. host: back in 1984 -- guest: the republican party in california is a mirror of the party, and a sense that they lost track of where the country was moving. it was their extreme right wing philosophy and policies which do not match. host: why is that a mirror image of what we are dealing with today? guest: we have had a hard time convincing latinos to register and to vote. an anti-immigration initiative on the ballot. they registered, and now they are a power in california, as they are in other states. you go out and you oppose the dream backact. -- opposed the dream act -- mitt romney saying people should self-deport, sell their house and go back to mexico? you cannot win latino votes when you make war against them. host: one supporting mitt romney in this election said they need to go after hispanic support in 2016. guest: i once thought that man you mentioned was one of the rising stars. when he left the party, i did not buy his reasons for doing so. i did not think republicans should write off the african americans at all. talking about improvi
to portland and boise. frost and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona, and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms, from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> so beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation's midsection and the northwest. >>> and here's a cool story from port st. lucie, florida, a special honor for a very special kid. >> that kid is ha keen daily. he is suffering from cerebral palsy and is confined a wheel chark but it's clear that he has lots of friends at port st. lucie centennial high school. >> one of the friends, a cheerleader, rallied their senior class which crowned him homecoming king. but maybe the greater moment was when he surprised everyone by getting out of his chair with a little help and walking publicly for the first time ever. >> that's fantastic. >> awesome moment. well done, st. lucie. well done. >> yes, yes. >>> coming up next, our tribute to the nation's veterans. a very special interview i did earlier this morning with one of our wounded warriors. >>> th
plans to run 15 miles a day five days a week from california to maine running through 21 states in eight months looking to raise $2 million for veterans and wounded warriors. >> i think that's great. >> bill: it is great. >> a lot of running. >> bill: you hear about people like this and you're glad somebody else is doing it. thank you dan. >> dan, one question for you what do you think the price of a ticket for the first james bond film was compared to the price for the latest one? >> now a movie ticket is from $10 to $15. probably $1.25. >> the fact that it is the most -- has the biggest grossing number may not be all that significant. the question is how many tickets did it sell? >> okay. here is the mathematician. >> the budget guy. >> bill: okay. how bad is the fiscal cliff? >> it is terrible. this would the worst policy put in place since the end of the first depression. we went to austerity too early. we pushed the economy back into a recession. this would reduce gdp by about 3 percentage points. maybe
weak a sniper school not in training in bridgeport, california. following pairs foundation of north carolina for infantry training. after that i went off to hawaii for the next four years. and this is where i also went to sniper school. so after attending sniper school, quickly shipped off to iraq. i didn't get to complete my tour because i was bitten on my right hand by an enemy spider and i suffered severe nerve damage. i want to let everyone in this room know that the enemy will stop at nothing. they even train their spiders to guide us. so he turned back on for two years of additional training and trying to get my head back and this is when i became a sniper team leader charging five other marines and their out of mojave viper, training to go back to iraq. nick dennis archer what can said we need five volunteers to go to afghanistan. a separate submission? he said we don't know. just a 25 volunteers had appeared a race by hand and said to go. i ended up being assigned to small team of advisers were going to act as advisers to the afghan national army. this is not used in normal
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certain parts of the report. in news director has also quit over the scandal. a california woman has been fired from her job after using a racial slur against president obama on facebook and writing, maybe he will get assassinated this term denise helms later explained her commentn interview. >> the assassination part is harsh. i am not saying that i would do that, not by any means, but if it was to happen, i would not care one bit. >> the post was part a barrage of racist references to president obama on social media following his re-election last week. republican tea party member alan westin is unwilling to can see defeat to patrick murphy, even though the state of florida says that he lost. election officials in one county are reportedly recounting some early votes. on friday, a florida judge denied a request to impound ballots and voting machines. the supreme court has announced it will hear challenges to a key provision on the landmark voting rights act of 1965. the case centers on a section of the law that requires many state and local governments with a history of discrimination to
, california. nbc 11. sunny. 64 degrees. nice day there today. as we check our u.s. satellite radar, there's a front stretching from the great lakes all the way down to the gulf coast bringing showers, a big change in temperatures. even a little snow in the upper elevations. look for a lot of wet weather also in the pacific northwest with some mountain snows there. can you see sunshine behind the system. 25 in fargo. look for rain along the east coast later today into tomorrow. ahead of that system though, warmer conditions, snow back through the >>> that's right. we're the pick city. good morning to you. 8:06 now from oakland to san francisco, clear conditions this morning to start. you notice ripples on the bay as winds are picking up. winds will warm us up today. as we head through the afternoon, highs in the 60s. it is 43 in napa. 43 in livermore. the climb continues up to 72 by wednesday. then the rain arrives and cools us off thursday and friday. >> that's your latest weather. i wonder who went to ohio university. ♪ stand up and cheer ♪ stand up and cheer for -- never mind. comin
with diane finestein. >>> coming up next, fallout from the petraeus resignation. joining me, california senator diane finestein, chair of the select committee on intelligence. nbc's pete williams and kristen welker and "the washington post's" davis ignatius. also, what did grover norquist just say? and david fromme on why mitt romney lost. and we'll honor our veterans next right here on "andrea mitchell reports," only on msnbc. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insuli
have for you. pick city of the day. oakland, california. nbc 11. sunny. 64 degrees. nice day there today. as we as we check our u.s. satellite radar. there's a front stretching from the great lakes down to the gulf coast bringing showers, a big change in temperatures, even snow in upper elevations. look for wet weather with some mountain snows there. you can see sunshine behind the system. 25 in fargo it look for rain along the east coast later today into tomorrow. ahead of that system, though, warmer conditions. snow back through the cascades and the wasatch mountains. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> we've got the sun up. mostly clear sky over washington. points west, there is a lot of cloudiness beginning to move in. that's ahead of a front that will bring in some rain likely late tonight and into tomorrow. between now and then, a rapid warm-up. it's chilly now, around 50 degrees, with some patchy fog will which dissipate shortly. later today, up eaper 60s. some showers tonight, then sun tomorrow afternoon, mu
in the california dessert after vandalism and years of court fights. gregg: plus breaking developments in the middle east. israel firing on syria this morning. we'll have a live report from the israeli-syrian border just ahead. martha: also a massive explosion in a quiet suburb kills two people and destroys at least 30 homes. so what caused this? we're live with the latest in that mystery. >> it woke me up and i pulled up and it is just kept shaking. then i, it is crumbling. the house is going to crumble on us. having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. [ male announcer ] there's the sign to the bullpen. here he comes. you wouldn't want your doctor doing your job, the pitch! so why are you doing his? whoa! only your doctor can determine if your persistent heartburn is actually something more serious like acid reflux disease. over time, stomach ac can damage the lining of your esophagus. for many, prescript
. panetta has been working on these issues for quite some time with you and the area in central california. by the way, thank you for support on the veterans skills jon that was assigned this week into the law a good bipartisan effort that we worked on. after our afghanistan try and another issue that came up during the same trip was working with our veterans that on the active duty with the general bostick afterwards he had said that this is the number one issue the evaluation process before they get discharged making sure not a day goes by that they are having to wait for disability or the issue of 20,000 non-deployable men and women that are disabled on active duty, so he said was the number-one issue dealing with the legislative issue that needs to be fixed back in 1940 and the question that i would have to you is what can we get done and what would be your recommendation and what is the legislative fix that you need us to pass the would help with this overall disability evaluation system? >> my view is that one of the most important things we can do is address the wounded warriors and
intelligence committee chairwoman, dianne feinstein, from california, said some things that give you a big hint about where this might be headed. have a listen. >> do you think you need to hear from petraeus? >> we may well. and we may well ask. i think that's up to the committee. i think we should have this first hearing, which is the way they wanted to set it up, and then the committee will make the decision. >> so, the man who will testify is mike more re, petraeus' deputy at cia, a longstanding, highly respected intelligence professional. certainly he has all the information. maybe a political question, does congress want to compel petraeus to come out in public after all of this, and tell what he knows? >> wouldn't it be more politically expedient to compel him instead of may well have him come and testify to put all these conspiracy theorists to bed? >> well, you know, politics always trumps, doesn't it? i think that it's an unprecedented situation. so if they want to subpoena him, that may well be more of a political decision. the democrats, of course, control that committee on the senat
former chair of the california democratic party. i do not know what is going to happen there. i believe nancy pelosi will remain and should remain the democratic leader of the house. i do not know that -- i have not heard any talk about a challenge. the last thing the democrats need is an internal squabble. they picked up some seats. the got the white house and the senate. i think there agenda ought to be on moving forward with the issues we have talked about. climate change, immigration reform, and text reform and not internal squabbling. >> our guest is bill press. >> might show is radio and tv. on current tv 3 hours. i will tell you what channel is and is simulcast on progress if talk stations nationwide. if you are lucky enough to have a progressive talk station wyck in madison, wisconsin, you can listen to the show or see it on current tv. host: ron from columbus georgia, independent line. caller: good morning. i do agree with your comment about campaign is over, let's govern. but i am a veteran and i've been a company commander and my point is this, i cannot call my boss and say i
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